December 16 | Hard Rock Cafe
This band was literally named after the place where it was formed – Thaikkudam Bridge. The Kochi-based outfit, who rose to fame in no time since their inception in 2013, will be in the city for a performance. Basking in the success of their brand new album, Navarasam, Thaikkudam Bridge is arguably one of the best bands in Indian music currently. Catch them live at Banjara Hills from 8.30 pm onwards. Tickets: `2,000 per person.
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December 17 | Forum Sujana Mall
Rabbi Shergill, who shot to fame with his first album self-titled Rabbi in 2005, will be in the city for a performance. The singer of the chart-topping Bullah Ki Jaana, is known for his rebellious tracks. His music is generally described as rock, Punjabi, bani style and also semi-Sufi. He has been named ‘Punjabi music’s true urban balladeer.’ Catch him live from 6.30 pm onwards. Details: in.bookmyshow.com
Row your boat
December 19 | Kotipalli reservoir
Enjoy kayaking on the placid river amidst the serene Anantagiri Hills. The programme was initiated by the Progressive Telangana Foundation to empower rural youth with opportunities of employment and exposure to urban life. The staff is hand-picked and trained with a range of skills such as swimming, first aid, fishing and cooking which gives the visitors an unforgettable experience. Book your slots for `250 onwards. Details: in.bookmyshow.com
December 21 | Goethe Zentrum
This exhibition displays pictures by Shankar and Manasi, a father and daughter duo, who present their travel diaries in a collection of 67 photographs. Shankar captures life at a macro scale whereas Manasi’s images are more object and detail-oriented. 11 am onwards. Ends today. Entry: Free. Details: 23350040
LOL times four
December 16 | The Coffee Cup
Join Funny Side Up for a night of stand-up comedy. The venue will have four comedians and a special act by Venkat Ramanan, the youngest comedian in India. Chennai-based IT guy and comedian Vivek Muralidharan will host the show. The headline act will feature Rohit Swain, who won the NDTV Rising Star of Comedy award.
Catch them live from 7.45 pm
onwards at Sainikpuri.
December 18 | Taramati Baradari
Described as a ‘unique pilgrimage,’ Ruhaniyat is the oldest and the largest music festival of its kind, brought to life by talented carriers of the tradition from remote parts of the country. Listen to songs by Atlai Nohon Shumarov, Sufiana Kalam by Abdul Rashid Hafiz, Kabirpanthi songs by Prahlad Singh Tipanya and Qawwali Ghulam Waris by Ghulam Sabir and Group. Tickets: `500 Details: in.bookmyshow.com
December 20 |
JRC Convention Centre
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Tollywood actor Akkineni Nagarjuna will grace the launch event of director Ram Gopal Varma’s next film titled Vangaveeti. The movie is based on the life of politician Vangaveeti Mohana Ranga and his brother Vangaveeti Radha Krishna (Sr). The film focuses on their altercation with communist dominated Vijaywada of the 1960s in Andhra Pradesh. The event begins at
4 pm. Details: 967210465
December 22 |
Hard Rock Cafe
This genre of music dates back to the mid-1960s, where African-American musicians created beats you couldn‘t help but groove to. Paradise Circus, a group of musicians from Hyderabad, will be recreating funk magic in a show that promises to get everyone on the dance floor. So get out those heels and head over to Banjara Hills from 8.30 pm onwards. Entry: `1,500 Details: in.bookmyshow.com
December 22 | Hitex Exhibition Center
The largest kids expo in India is back with its eighth run. The fair will host an exclusive line-up of fashion, accessories, games, education and food brands for the young ones. While entertainment will remain the focus of the four-day festival, other aspects that will be covered are health, insurance, nutrition, sports and science. Tickets from
`30 onwards. Details: in.bookmyshow.com